Press release
February 7, 2017

Evonik increases prices for polyamide 12-based products

Marl. The High Perfomance Polymers Business Line within the Resource Efficiency Segment of Evonik Industries, Essen (Germany), is increasing the prices of its polyamide 12-based products by around 6%, to the extent permissable under existing agreements. The price increase is necessary due to rising costs.

The products affected by the price increase are VESTAMID® L and VESTAMID® NRG (PA12), VESTAMID® D (PA612), VESTAMID® E (PA12 elastomers), as well as products in the VESTAMID® Care range and also the polyamide 12 powder VESTOSINT®.

Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, operating in the Nutrition & Care, Resource Efficiency and Performance Materials segments. The company benefits from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

About Resource Efficiency

The Resource Efficiency segment is led by Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH and supplies high performance materials for environmentally friendly as well as energy-efficient systems to the automotive, paints & coatings, adhesives, construction, and many other industries. This segment employed about 8,600 employees.


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